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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Steel Drums and Steelbands : A History.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (241 pages)|
|Contents:||Preface: Why I Wrote This Book; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Introduction; Part I: TRINIDAD; Chapter 01. A Bit of Early History; Chapter 02. Transformation; Chapter 03. The Africans and Their Drums; Chapter 04. Creative Tension; Chapter 05. Freedom Fights; Chapter 06. Tamboo Bamboo; Chapter 07. Bamboo to Steel; Chapter 08. War Years; Chapter 09. Pan Rising; Chapter 10. Renegades; Chapter 11. Turnaround; Chapter 12. Heroes of the Nation; Chapter 13. Pan Fever; Chapter 14. Pan on the Move; photospread; Part II: EXPANSION; Chapter 15. Pan Comes to the United States. Chapter 16. The U.S. Navy Steel BandChapter 17. Pan Goes to School; Chapter 18. First American of Pan: Andy Narell; Chapter 19. More History in Progress; Chapter 20. Symphony on the Street; Appendix 1: Pan Pioneers; Appendix 2: Pan Innovators; Appendix 3: Chapter Timelines; Appendix 4: Questions and Topics for Group Discussion; Appendix 5: Selected Discography and Internet Links; Appendix 6: Instruments in the Steelband Family; Bibliography; Index; Contributors; About the Author.|
Although most people are familiar with the music and sound of the steel drum, few know the history behind it or the evolution of its sound. Angela Smith has researched the beginnings of the